The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF)
The IGF supports more than 75 nations committed to leveraging mining for sustainable development to ensure that negative impacts are limited and financial benefits are shared. It is devoted to optimizing the benefits of mining to achieve poverty reduction, inclusive growth, social development, and environmental stewardship. The Secretariat's cornerstone Mining Policy Framework outlines best practices underpins the IGF's work on six focus areas:
- Legal and Policy Environment
- Financial Benefit Optimization
- Socioeconomic Benefit Optimization
- Environmental Management
- Post-Mining Transition
- Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining
Deputy Director, IGF
Interim Co-President and Co-CEO | Vice-President, Global Strategies and Managing Director, Europe
Senior Policy Advisor II
Senior Law Advisor, IGF
Suzy H. Nikièma
Senior Communications Officer, Economic Law and Policy
Marion Provencher Langlois
Policy Analyst II
Lead, Tax and Extractives
Senior Policy Advisor
Policy Advisor II, Tax and Extractives
Policy Advisor, Tax and Extractives
Senior Policy Advisor, Gender Equity
Relinquishment of Closed Mine Sites: Policy steps for governments
This report reviews the concept of mine site relinquishment, scans global practices, and discusses challenges, key considerations, and policy steps.
IGF Case Study: Environmental and Social Impact Assessments in Mining Legal Frameworks
This publication contrasts the legal frameworks for environmental and social impact assessments in three mineral-rich jurisdictions.
The History of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF)
How did the IGF emerge as the global forum for more than 80 member countries advancing good mining governance for sustainable development?
The Future of Resource Taxation: 10 policy ideas to mobilize mining revenues
A handbook for policy-makers that presents a menu of innovative fiscal measures to strengthen revenue collection in the mining sector.
ASEAN-IGF Minerals Cooperation: Scoping study on critical minerals supply chains in ASEAN
IGF-ASEAN study exploring opportunities arising from rising demand for critical minerals and metals to fuel the energy and digital transitions.
OECD attempts to solve mining sector's TP problem
The OECD and IGF have opened a public consultation on a framework designed to improve TP regulation in the mining industries of developing countries.
Gender Impact Assessments: Breaking the pattern of inaction
Report outlining an event focused on how diverse stakeholders can support gender impact assessments for mining.
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